Online sales growth slows despite new lockdown restrictions

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While more lockdown restrictions were introduced across the UK in September, online sales growth normalised to pre-Covid levels.

In comparison to the surge in online shopping seen in the first few months of lockdown, September saw a steady growth of 42% year on year according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini online retail sales index.

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